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Partnership, Engagement, and Person-Centered Care

About the Course:

In this SAMSHA webinar, Lauren Spiro, MA and Rita Cronise, MS discuss tools and processes for engaging in genuine person-centered practice, including collaboration within teams and organizations.

This course is based on the , Partnership, Engagement, and Person-Centered Care created by Lauren Spiro, MA and Rita Cronise, MS in 2018.

Publication Date:

Aired 08/31/2015 & Published 01/18/2018

Course Material Authors

Lauren Spiro, MA

Lauren Spiro, MA is an educator and consultant who consults on numerous federal, state, and local projects. She cofounded Emotional CPR and two nonprofit mental health corporations. Lauren also served on the Council for Social Work Education’s Recovery to Practice Steering Committee. She recently published her memoir, “Living for Two: A Daughter’s Journey from Grief and Madness to Forgiveness and Peace”. She is a survivor of chronic schizophrenia diagnosis and has a master’s degree in clinical and community psychology. She founded Lauren Spiro & Associates, LLC.

Rita Cronise, MS

Rita Cronise, MS is a technical writer, instructional design consultant, and part-time adjunct faculty at Rutgers Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling Professions. She is a certified facilitator and trainer for several peer support and recovery programs such as WRAP, Pathways to Recovery, Intentional Peer Support, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Connection support groups. Rita assisted in the development of the Next Steps curriculum for experienced peer support providers as part of the Recovery to Practice Project.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist

Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the addiction recovery process. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the basics of engagement and partnership in regard to person-centered care.

  2. Describe the fundamental principles of person-centered practices.

  3. Discuss the principles of leadership and building effective teams.

Webinar recording

Webinar recording

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